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The DGP who plays the flute

  Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ   It was rather interesting to meet someone like the director General of Police, Muktesh Chander. Not just because he is the top cop in Goa, but because he makes time to pursue his hobbies which include bee keeping, kitchen gardening, cyber security, hypnotism, among many others.  As they say, ‘One needs to …

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‘Goa Going Pink’ marathon to be held on May 28

In order to promote health and fitness among women and to spread awareness on breast cancer, Miracle Munj in association with Runtastic Dil Se and Boarding Kites Entertainment, will organise the second edition of Goa Going Pink 2017, to be held on May 28.

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On the beach

Meher Castlino When it is a beach fashion week, like the fourth season of the India Beach Fashion Week and Festival 2017 was in Goa at the Marriott Resort and Spa, then swimwear has to be a part of the event. One of the most exciting collections shown was the all swimwear line created by Aakriti Grover.

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Moda Goa Museum—Wendell’s tribute to Goa

Fashion designer, writer and environmental activist Wendell Rodricks is now restoring the history of Goa for posterity with his museum Moda Goa which will be open to public in late 2018. NT BUZZ speaks to Wendell to know more about his new venture, the clothing history of Goa and why he chose his house and Colvale village for this new …

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Breaking the barriers of autism

Venita Gomes | NT BUZZ There may have been parents of autistic children who have faced one of these moments in public at one point in time: When their child is screaming and running around and the parent is on the receiving end of disapproving stares or outright hostility from the people in the vicinity. ‘Control your child’ says someone …

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Threads and beyond

Naguesh Rao Sardessai “You can sew your own curtain to remain hidden from the dark side of the world,” thus said well-known poet, Munia Khan. Liesl Cotta De Souza, noted senior artist, does exactly that, albeit with a twist through her unique art works. Here, she brings forth, to the viewers, the bright side of life, especially in the life of women. ‘Beyond …

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Eggs: Are they good or really bad?

Zubin Dsouza Being a chef is really a great career choice if you love working long hours and losing out on a social life, all for a meagre pay check. It makes up in terms of job satisfaction and social equity when people come up to you and say “Oooooh! You are a chef?! That must be so exciting?!” Of …

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Complicated world of court cuisine

Vir Sanghvi Court cuisines are a complicated business. There has, for instance, never been a court cuisine of note in England. The food at Buckingham Palace is reported to run from dull to disgusting. In medieval times, English monarchs ate like pigs (and often, they ate pigs too). Henry VIII’s table manners would put any decent person off dinner and …

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From a Chapel to a Cathedral Se Cathedral, Old Goa

Sanjeev Sardesai After having passed through the portals of the Bom Jesus Basilica and being awed by the exterior and interiors of this magnificent edifice, let us now turn our feet to another jewel in the crown of the World Heritage site – The Se Cathedral. Old Goa was called as the ‘Rome of the East’ for the very reason …

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Summer fruits

Rohini Diniz The list of summer fruits is incomplete without mentioning the variety of berries available during this season. Berries like jambuls, karvanadas (wild cherry), boram and chunnam grow wild in the forests while strawberries and mulberries are cultivated. Jambuls or zambllam as it is known in Goa are abundantly available in the markets during summer. The fruit is dark …

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